State of Missouri Archives: on Foreign Policy


Jason Kander: Supports Iranian nuclear deal

Q: On Iran: Support the US-Iran treaty that limits Iran's nuclear capability in return for lifting economic sanctions?

Blunt: No

Kander: No

Q: On Iraq: Should the US recommit significant additional ground troops to Iraq to combat the success of ISIS?

Blunt: Will not rule out sending ground troops to Iraq, "if there is an end goal in mind."

Kander: Only as last resort. Supports engaging "militarily, economically, and even on the Internet"

Source: CampusElect Voter Guide to 2016 Missouri Senate race Oct 9, 2016

Roy Blunt: Friends no longer trust us; our enemies aren't afraid of us

Q: What are the most important challenges facing the U.S. in foreign relations?

Roy Blunt: After eight years of the Obama administration's failed foreign policy agenda, our friends no longer trust us and our enemies aren't afraid of us in a world that is more dangerous than it has ever been. Whether it's the Iran deal, the rise of ISIS or Russian aggression, a strong United States is the only answer to counter the growing threats we face.

Source: LWV's Vote411.org on 2016 Missouri Senate Race Sep 19, 2016

Lester Turilli: We are inherently different from other nations˙

Q: Your comments on the statement, "Support American Exceptionalism"?

A: The United States is inherently different from other nations through its formation and foundation. ˙The rights of life, liberty, and pursuit of happiness are unique to our country.˙˙America should continue to set the example for democracy and freedom for the rest of the world.˙ The USA is a nation that should lead not follow.˙ I am a supporter of the˙U.S. Constitution˙and the original intentions of the founding fathers.

Source: Email interview on 2016 Missouri candidacy by OnTheIssues Apr 25, 2016

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